Met Éireann issuses status yellow weather warning for five counties
It's going to be a wet one out there.
A status yellow weather warning has been issued by Met Éireann for five counties in Ireland.
The rainfall warning has been issued for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.
The warning, which was issued on Wednesday afternoon, is in place from 2pm on Wednesday until 11.59pm on Thursday night.
The warning states that there will be persistent and occasionally heavy rain at times, with a risk of localised flooding in certain areas.
Amounts will be highest in coastal areas, and on hills and mountains.
A small craft warning was also issued on Wednesday on coasts from Carnsore Pt to Loop Head to Malin Head.
More information can be found on Met Éireann's website here.